Saturday, June 10th, 2023 @ 11:00:am
T1, a Transit Via Food
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Examine almost 250 years of U.S. history in this unique walking tour, on Memorial Day, around the environs of the home of America’s Commanders-in-Chief.
Our packed itinerary will draw from:
o The locale where the most famous military anthem was written
o Where the sea battle of Midway was “won”.
o The World War One memorial park
o “I have not yet begun to fight!”
o The Commander-in-Chief who saved the most lives
o The Broadway star who was a war hero at Yorktown
o The humble woman who faced down an enemy general
o The wartime start of “Hooker’s Alley”
o The official who brokered America’s first Civil War–of 1794
o How Northern belles and Southern bankers saved the home of the first U.S. Army head
o Where Frederick Douglass worked after recruiting troops for the Union Army
o How Lafayette got the last laugh on the kings of Europe
o Where Dolley Madison saved what became the National Archives
o President Jackson’s astonishing strategy to defeat the world’s best military
o The greatest of the early U.S. Navy heroes
o The secret of George Washington’s martinet
o How the “Paul Revere of the South” saved the American Revolution
o The scoundrel who saved the Battle of Gettysburg
o The War and Navy department buildings, from 1799 to 1940.
o The greatest caregiver to America’s soldiers.
o Thrilling monuments to the Army’s most valiant units.
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